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Is DFMA the Way Forward for Reshoring Efforts?Is DFMA the Way Forward for Reshoring Efforts?

Elizabeth Montalbano

August 21, 2015

3 Min Read
Is DFMA the Way Forward for Reshoring Efforts?

Just as there are varying opinions about the pace of reshoring of US manufacturing, there are different theories on how to create the efficiencies and economies without the industry to bring manufacturing back from overseas locations like China and Mexico. One expert believes the way forward for reshoring US manufacturing jobs lies in a combination of Total Cost of Ownership (TOC) and Design for Manufacture and Assembly (DFMA) analyses.


About the Author(s)

Elizabeth Montalbano

Elizabeth Montalbano has been a professional journalist covering the telecommunications, technology and business sectors since 1998. Prior to her work at Design News, she has previously written news, features and opinion articles for Phone+, CRN (now ChannelWeb), the IDG News Service, Informationweek and CNNMoney, among other publications. Born and raised in Philadelphia, she also has lived and worked in Phoenix, Arizona; San Francisco and New York City. She currently resides in Lagos, Portugal. Montalbano has a bachelor's degree in English/Communications from De Sales University and a master's degree from Arizona State University in creative writing.

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